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LESI 2023 Winter Planning Meeting

LES International is pleased to announce that the 2023 Winter Planning Meeting will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on 1-2 February 2023. As per tradition, the WPM is by invitation of the President-Elect, Mike Lasinski.

For information on attending this meeting, please email NNE@lesi.org

Schedule Overview

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Wednesday, 1 February 2023
1:00pm – 5:00pm | LESI Board Meeting (by invite only)
7:00pm – 9:00pm | Dinner at Restaurant Vieux-Bois for LESI Board Members and WPM Attendees

Thursday, 2nd February 2023
9:00 am – 10:30am | Budget Presentation and Discussion
11:00am – 1:30pm | Membership Growth and Local Society Support Discussion
2:30pm – 4:00pm | Thought Leadership (Related Sponsorship and Revenues)
4:00pm – 5:00pm | Executive Director Work Plan for 2023
5:30pm – 8:30pm | Light Reception at WIPO HQ (dinner on your own)
9:00pm | Young Members Congress (YMC) gathering (hosted by LES Switzerland) at Le Scandale

LES Switzerland invite all WPM attendees to join them at their one-day Conference “Innovation as a Tool for Tackling Global Challenges” on Friday, 3 February 2023. Click HERE for full details.

Confirmed speakers include:
• Lisa Jorgensen – Deputy Director General for Patents, WIPO
• Wolf Meier-Ewert – Secretary of the TRIPS Council, IP Counsellor, World Trade Organization
• Prof. Jacques de Werra – University of Geneva
• Filip de Corte – Head Intellectual Property, Syngenta Crop Protection
• Florian Adt – General Counsel/COO, Mercedes-Benz Intellectual Property GmbH & Co. KG
• Barbla Plattner – Lead Development Talent and Organization, Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency
• Paula Reichenberg – Founder and CEO, NEUR.ON, VP of the Swiss LegalTech Association

Only CHF50 for WPM attendees! WPM registration does not include attendance at this meeting – please contact Sylvia Szendi at sylvia.szendi@lenzstaehelin.com to secure your place and receive the discounted rate.

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